ECO 370 Week 1 DQ 1 ECO 370 Week 1 DQ 2 ECO 370 Week 1 Individual Assignment Economics ECO 370 Week 2 DQ 1 ECO 370 Week 2 DQRead More
Describe an industry that is linked to a natural resource economy. What economic advantages can be realized for that industry by functioning in a sustainable manner? What costs could thisRead More
Consider two methods for achieving less water use in a community. The first method includes trying to convince people to apply water conservation measures and to use less water atRead More
Worksheet. Respond to each question with a 150- to 250-word paragraph.
Provide an example of a company that is considering reducing air pollution emissions. How might the company analyze short- and long-term costs and benefits? To continue the discussion, review theRead More
Why is environmental and economic impact analysis important? What information is important for decision makers to consider when evaluating new development project proposals. Due Friday in the Main Forum
ECO 370 Week 2 Individual Assignment Impact Classification Environmental Impact Assessment and Economic Impact Assessment
Resources: Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Geothermal Leasing in the Western United States from the Bureau of Land Management’s website, Ch. 5 & 6 of the text, and thisRead More
Define property rights in the context of environmental systems. In a society without private or collective property rights, how would the environment suffer?
How can emission charges encourage businesses to be innovative? Provide a specific example of this. Compare this approach with a standard regulation from a central authority.
Research your chosen proposed surface mine. Choose an interest group to whom you will address your presentation. The Learning Team will play the role of a team of environmental analystsRead More
What are the advantages and disadvantages of transferable discharge permits? Was the approach taken with the 1990 Clean Air Act transferable discharge permit program appropriate? Why or why not? WhatRead More
What factors might undermine a water quality trading program? What are some characteristics that successful water quality trading programs share?